An art installation unveiled on Sept. 28 at York University’s Markham Campus highlights how amazing things happen when diverse communities work together to create positive change.
Undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science will have more opportunities to participate in paid summer research positions thanks to a generous gift by alumnus Earle Nestmann.
Political ideology may be the main driver of who is getting a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States and it’s falling along racial lines with racial and ethnic minorities now being the most likely to roll up their sleeves, according to new research by a York University professor.
A new issue of the journal Informal Logic explores the work of York University Professor Emeritus Michael Gilbert. The issue Vol. 42 No. 3 (2022) is titled “Special Issue: Michael Gilbert’s Multi-Modal Argumentation” and was published Sept. 7.
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Welcome to YFile’s New Faces Feature Issue 2022. In this special issue, YFile introduces new faculty members joining the York University community and highlights those with new appointments.
Patrick Phillips, an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, combines the rigours of the academy with an ancient and revered form of martial arts and through his journey, he is changing lives.
York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton recently celebrated an important milestone, and completed her first five-year term as president. As she turns her focus to setting priorities for the next five years, she took a moment to meet with YFile to look back at how the University, and the president, have changed.
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The fellowship is open to post-graduate students and post-doctoral Fellows with approval from their academic supervisor. It provides $7,500 in funding to support commercialization of research.
Gaining back pounds as soon as a diet is over is all too common for people attempting to lose weight (often characterized as a failure of the individual, indicative of a lack of willpower and discipline), but a new study from scholars in York University’s Faculty of Health, find such regressions are learning experiences – and may even be necessary steps toward sustained weight loss and improved overall health.
York professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop park focused on climate change solutions
The innovative Climate Change Solutions Park will also served to build community awareness of reconciliation and Indigenous knowledge.
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York in Focus
From September 2022 to May 2023, the York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) will host a Year of the Arts to celebrate the power of imagination in creating positive local and global change.